Tag Archives: Free Trade Agreements

NAFTA 2.0: Rhetoric vs. Reality Pt. 4

  November 17, 2017 By Noah Arshinoff The tone of negotiations has soured since the last instalment of this blog series. The NAFTA negotiations are now being dominated by talk of “poison pills” and a potential end to the agreement being nigh. The United States tabled a list of “poison pills” (positions so untenable there […]

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NAFTA 2.0: RHETORIC VS. REALITY PT. 3

  October 10, 2017 By Noah Arshinoff and Samukele Ncube If round 3 of the NAFTA re-negotiation was trying to emulate the undeserved sleepy reputation of its host city (Ottawa), it succeeded. Most contentious issues remain in the realm of political speaking points and have yet to hit the reality of the negotiating table. Politicians […]

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The Canada-China Trade Relationship

By Samukele Ncube (Intern, Dawson Strategic) June 12, 2017 As part of Canada’s broader diversification strategy to reduce trade dependence on the United States, there has been a renewed interest in strengthening Canada’s trade relationship with China. The two countries share a long-standing bilateral relationship across several key areas such as trade, governance, energy, and […]

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The future of the Canada-Mexico relationship in a renegotiated NAFTA

    By Anna Barrera (Research Associate, Dawson Strategic) April 28, 2017 Canada and Mexico have had a strong relationship spanning more than 70 years. Their trade relationship grew with the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994 but has decreased in recent years. Within that relationship, the majority of Canada’s trade is […]

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